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Jeffrey Gauthier

Ph.D. Candidate in Strategic Management 



Office: SOM 231


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M.B.A., University of Connecticut School of Business,

with honors

Research/Teaching Interests:

Sustainable Enterprise

Social Entrepreneurship


Institutional Theory

Strategic Management


Organizational Behavior




Chawla, C., Mangaliso, M., Knipes, B., & Gauthier, J. (2012). Antecedents and Implications of Uncertainty in Management: A Historical Perspective. Journal of Management History, 18(2): 200-218.

Gauthier, J., & Wooldridge, B. (2012). Influences on Sustainable Innovation Adoption: Evidence from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Business Strategy and the Environment, 21(2): 98-110.

Meyer, C., & Gauthier, J. (2013). Navigating Challenging Fitness Landscapes: Social Entrepreneurship and the Competing Fitness Dimensions of Sustainability. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 4(1): 23-29.


Gauthier, J., & Wooldridge, B. (2012). Ratings Systems and Cognitive Models: The Psychology of Sustainability. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Meyer, C., & Gauthier, J. (2012). Social Entrepreneurship, Fitness Landscapes, and the Competing Dimensions of Sustainability. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Honors and Awards:

University of Massachusetts Amherst Graduate School Fellowship
Center for Ethical Business Cultures Halloran Prize
Isenberg School of Management Eugene M. Isenberg Scholar Award

Professional and Academic Memberships:

Academy of Management